Senior Civil Engineer

Cdm Recruitment
30 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a multi-discipline engineering consultancy who operate nationally, across the UK. Due to continued growth and new project awards, they are seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis, based from their office in Birmingham.

The Senior Civil Engineer will report directly to the regional director, and will have responsibility for both the technical control of the civil engineering and the financial control and management of small to medium sized projects. The role requires excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills due to the client facing nature of the role and the requirement to liaise with architects and other professionals whilst carrying out duties, as well as a requirement to manage, direct and delegate to Engineers and Technicians involved in projects.

From a technical perspective, the Senior Civil Engineer will check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures. As well as managing design teams internally and externally. They will also undertake site visits will be carried out to monitor progress of works and to highlight any issues and produce engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessment reports, Utility Assessments, Site Viability assessments etc.

At times, it will be necessary to provide support to directors in the delivery of larger projects in the management of financial, technical and resourcing issues; but the successful candidate will need to be able to manage their own workload as well as managing a number of smaller projects at one time.

In order to be successful in this position, candidates must hold a formal, academic qualification in a relevant subject, ideally be chartered and have experience in a similar role, working at a Senior level. It is essential that candidates have experience in using AutoCAD, PDS, MicroDrainage and/or other civil engineering packages. As well as a working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38 and 278 Agreements and Water Authority Sections 104, 116 and 185 Agreements. As a senior member of the team you will demonstrate strong leadership qualities, self-motivated and provide training and coaching to less experienced staff.

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